SSS Speech Pathologist

An exciting opportunity exists for a Speech Pathologist to join the Inner Gippsland Student Support Services (SSS) team. SSS Speech Pathologists assess and develop strategies to address communication and educational needs of children and young people within an educational context. Working as part of a multidisciplinary team, SSS Speech Pathologists provide comprehensive speech pathology services to schools to support student engagement and learning and provide high-level professional advice to principals and school networks that strongly influence language and literacy practice in local area schools. This can encompass a broad range of areas including articulation disorders, language disorders, learning and literacy difficulties, behavioural issues, disabilities, mental health and school transitions.
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Department: Department of Education and Training
Work Type: Ongoing - part time
Job Function: Community Services
Classification: AH3
Work Location: Leongatha - Inner Gippsland area
Reference: VG/DET/SEVR20007209A
Closing Date: 23-Jan-2022
Salary Range: $88,955 - $100,930
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: AH3 speech pathologist updated PosDoc (5).docx (Word, 441KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Nisha Spence
0467 765 120

Position Details

  • ClassificationAllied Health Grade 3
  • Employment Type: Ongoing, Part Time (0.5 FTE)
  • Location: Inner Gippsland (based at Leongatha Office, required to work across Inner Gippsland Area)


Flexible working arrangements will be considered in conjunction within requirements of the role. Peer supervision and support is available within the team structure. Professional development and opportunities for growth within the role would be available for the successful applicant.


The successful applicant will possess a graduate or post-graduate qualification in Speech Pathology, be eligible for membership of the Speech Pathology Australia (SPA) and possess a current Australian Drivers' Licence and Working with Children Check. 


The Inner Gippsland SSS team is made up of Speech Pathologists, Psychologists, Social Workers Administration Support, Team Leader and Branch Manager. SSS work collaboratively with schools and an Area Health Wellbeing and Inclusion Workforce (HWIW) to support student emotional health and wellbeing.


As a member of this team, you will have access to a car to travel to various school locations (subject to availability), a laptop, an iPhone as well as access to an extensive assessment and resource library.


For more details regarding this position, please see attached position description or contact Nisha Spence 0467 765 120


When applying for this position ensure you submit Key Selection Criteria responses along with your resume.

For more details regarding this position please see attached position descriptions.

Department of Education and Training is committed to diversity. The Department places considerable effort and resources into responding to the needs of staff with a disability. People from disadvantaged groups are encouraged to apply for this position. If you require assistance, with the recruitment process, have accessibility or adjustment requirements, please communicate with the contact person listed on this job advertisement or contact the People Division via email:

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Applications close 23 January 2022

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